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SS Warrimoo

Recently I stumbled upon an interesting story that I hope is true.

On December 31st of 1899, The captain of the SS Warrimoo had an extremely rare opportunity.  The captain and navigator of the passenger and cargo liner, happen to realize they were only a few miles from both the Equator and the International Date Line.  With some precise calculations they were able to slightly adjust course and cross this intersection at exactly midnight.

What this means is that the ship was simultaneously in 2 different seasons, in 2 different hemispheres, on 2 different days, in 2 different months, of 2 different years, of 2 different centuries.

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